Orkla ASA: Competition authorities have approved the Sapa transaction

Hydro's acquisition of Orkla's 50% interest in Sapa has received pre-closing competition approvals in all required jurisdictions. Consequently, Hydro and Orkla expect to close the transaction on or about October 2, 2017.

Orkla ASA
Oslo, 26 September 2017


SVP Investor Relations
Mattias Orrenius
Tel.: +47 983 66 334
E-mail: mattias.orrenius@orkla.no

Group Director Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs
Håkon Mageli
Tel.: +47 928 45 828
E-mail: hakon.mageli@orkla.no

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5 -12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.